Yoga is a Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline, a part of which, including breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures, is widely practiced for health and relaxation.
Improve your focus, help regulate your blood pressure and protect your spine, therefore perfecting your posture- all with yoga! These benefits are only a few to be had when you practice yoga.
Yoga not only benefits your torso through stretching and holding poses but also works to strengthen the body with each move. The following balance poses can be tough but great and become quite easy with a little bit of practice.
Triangle Pose (Trikonasana)
Strengthens: legs, core, and back
Stretches: legs and ankles, muscles around your knee, hips and groin. shoulders, chest and spine
Dancer’s Pose (Natarajasana)
Strengthens: leg and spine
Stretches: shoulder and thigh
Balancing Stick (Tuladandasana)
Strengthens: leg, core and back
Stretches: spinal column and leg
Yoga is easy enough to do everyday and such a great addition to any exercise plan. From vinyasa yoga to holding specific poses, your body will thank you.
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